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Four people treated at scene of the Hornchurch explosion

PUBLISHED: 20:36 23 January 2017 | UPDATED: 20:45 23 January 2017

Scene of explosion. Picture: Alison Braun

Scene of explosion. Picture: Alison Braun

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Four people have been treated for injuries following the explosion at the block of flats.

Hornchurchh explosion Picture: London Fire BrigadeHornchurchh explosion Picture: London Fire Brigade

London Ambulance Service were called just before 5.15pm to reports of the incident.

A spokeswoman said: “We sent a number of resources to the scene including three ambulance crews, our Hazardous Area Response Team, a single responder in a car and a duty manager.

“The first of our medics arrived in under five minutes.”

Paramedics treated four people at the scene who have now been taken to hospital.

They remain at the scene.


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